In the middle of the Santa Ynez Valley you'll find an authentic Italian Trattoria.Founded in 1997, Grappolo offers some of the best Italian in the Valley.
You'll most likely be greeted by Chef Leonardo Curti who pours his heart and soul into his creations. Born in Italy, Curti worked as an apprentice in Tuscany before moving to the United States where he spent time working in many different restaurants before he opened Trattoria Grappolo with his business partner Daniele Serra.
Some of their specialties include Carpaccio, Rollino Veneto—rolled-up pizza pouches stuffed with smoked mozzarella and radicchio—handcrafted pastas and pizzas, aged New York steaks, rack of lamb, and fresh seafood dishes.
We love the fact that you can spend your day tasting some of the regions finest wines and then immerse yourself into the smell of real espresso and authentic Italian.
Trattoria Grappolo takes pride in sourcing all of it's ingredients from local farms and offers an array of local wines as well as Italian favorites.
If you are in the valley and looking for an exceptional dining experience Trattoria Grappolo is the place to be. This is why we consider it one of the best restaurants on the Central Coast.